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  • Egg yolks.

    Which is correct: The yolk of eggs IS white, or the yolk of eggs ARE white?

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    "The yolk of eggs is white" would be grammatically correct and factually incorrect. I will not be misdirected!

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      Matt - Right on.
      I just can't slip one past you guys.

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      • #4
        The yolk is singular, so it is paired with the singular 3rd person verb “is”: The yolk of the egg is yellow. The egg’s yolk is yellow. You can say, “Egg yolks are yellow” Or “The yolkS of eggS are yellow.” on a generalised note. When you speak about a single egg a singular verb should be followed.

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          Flippant - Also correct. Have a cigar!

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            The Desperate Artist

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